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the central american country of guatemala. at least 30 people are reported to have died. analysts with the u.s. geological survey say the magnitude 7.4 quake struck on wednesday at around 10:35 a.m. local time. they say the focus was 41 kilometers beneath the pacific ocean, about 160 kilometers from guatemala city. authorities say several houses in the town of san marcos near the mexican border collapsed. they say residents are trapped in the rubble. a fire department officl tweeted that a school about 120 kilometers from the epicenter has also collapsed. he said eight people have been taken to the hospital. reuters says landslides have cut off roads in several places. >>> a meeting of the association of southeast asian nations later this month in cambodia will seek to promote regional integration. three of the main players of the summit wouldn't be talking to each other, at least directly. japan is locked in territorial disputes with china and south korea. the country's foreign minister says it's unlikely prime minister yoshihiko noda will meet with south korean or chinese counterparts. gem
morning for staten island. back to you. >>> a developing story in guatemala. at least 48 people are dead after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near the border of mexico. the earthquake triggered landslides, destroying homes, buildings, and blocking roads. this is the strongest earthquake to hit guatemala since 1975. >>> prosecutors say they found the man who stole a truck with president obama's audio equipment in it. federal officers charged eric brown of richmond with the theft of government property. he disappeared from a parking lot last friday. a defense department agency says no classified or sensitive information was in the truck. brown faces up to ten years in prison if convicted. >>> it's a sign of just how much attention the election has received around the world. in kenya, a mother decided to name her newborn twins barack obama and mitt romney. she named them hours after the results of the election were announced. a nurse at the hospital said it is not unusual for babies to be named after famous people. in 2008, she says some babies named their babies barack or joe biden. >> i l
earthquake in guatemala. cameras rolled as an aftershock hit during a briefing by the country's president and his sign language interpreter. >>> all right, so take a look at the upper right-hand part of your screen. this is amazing! do you see that woman? it's incredible video from great britain, and it shows a woman who survived after getting crushed by three cars while trying to walk across the street. amazingly, she suffered only nonlife-threatening head injuries. unreal. >>> now to wall street where u.s. markets and asian markets suffered hard losses. the dow plunged 312 points yesterday. the s&p fell 33. the nasdaq tumbled 74. >>> in tokyo, the nikkei sank 135 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng shot down 532. >>> well, the post election day drop for the dow was the fifth largest since 1900. as wall street responded to the elections with a selloff on fears that congress and the white house won't be able to avoid that fiscal cliff we told you about earlier in the show. >>> a california judge has refused to issue a preliminary injunction to stop dish network's digital video recor
are known to operate in that city. >>> a developing story out of guatemala. at least 48 people are dead after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near the border with mexico. landslides destroying homes, businesses and blocking roads. thousands of soldiers are heading to the region to help the local police hand out emergency supplies. this is the strongest earthquake to hit guatemala since 1975. >>> a death investigation near the campus of gallaudet university in northeast d.c. a body found outside of a burning car just off brentwood parkway around 9:00 last night. no word yet on the cause of death. we're working to find out more from police. we'll bring you updates throughout the morning. >>> in prince george's county, police are looking for a gunman who shot and killed a man in hill crest heights. the shooting happened around 7:00 last night on 23rd parkway. officers found a man outside an apartment with a gunshot wound. police are still trying to find out what led to that shooting. >>> also new this morning, illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is reportedly in talks with federal prosec
7.4 earthquake hit off the coast of guatemala this morning. officials there say the worst of the damage is in the state of san marcos near the mexican border. a red cross spokesperson says folks across the entire country felt the quake and there are reports of buildings shaking as far as away as mexico city and el salvador. guatemala's president calls it the largest quake to hit his country in more than 35 years. at least one person is dead and several others trapped when part of a shopping center collapses. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. guana, authorities say the top floor of the five story department store came crashing down in the capital city. amateur video shows a large crowd gathering around a pile of debris. rescuers pulled out several victims. the nation's president cancelled campaigning for the day to visit the site and donated it a disaster zone. chile. dozens of fishermen battled police in the capital city of santiago a limit over fishing. the fishermen claim it could cripple their business. they set up road blocks on threw stones. the cops
billion worth of cuts and tax increases. a strong and deadly earthquake hitting guatemala. 48 people killed hundreds more injured. officials say 100 people are still missing there. the 7.4 magnitude quake destroyed dozens of houses, roads and cars. it triggered land slides that delayed rescue efforts. finally to scotland where a fireworks show went horribly wrong sending the explosives right into the crowd. you can see the crowd running off. one little girl suffered burns on the side of her face. patti ann? >> one area hit hard by hurricane sandy was staten island new york. they have a new round of misery. nor' easter piling 6 inches of snow on top of the damage and destruction. good morning, robert. >> the snow makes for a pretty picture on staten island. it masked the misery. the power lines and trees were precarious to begin with because of hurricane sandy. you can take a look behind me here. to see the polls leaning over there take the power lines down at any moment. if you walk over here this tree also leaning precariously on the side of the road. this is a one-two punch this bo
, a powerful 7.4 earthquake killed at least 48 people in guatemala yesterday. another 100 or still missing and hundreds more were injured. it toppled homes, triggered landslides and was felt 600 miles away in mexico city. about 300 police and local villager were trying to dig through a half-ton of sand at a quarry in a desperate attempt to rescue people buried alive. >>> the man who made that controversial antimuslim film will do a year in prison. he was convicted on a probation violation. he had been convicted of bank fraud back in 2010. admitted to self violations including getting a fake driver's license. none of the violation are associated with the film he made. >>> the director of the massachusetts pharmacy board has been fired for ignoring warnings the company that made the tainted steroid shots linked to the deadly giants outbreak. several warnings about the new england compounding center were sent from the state of colorado. they dealt with the company allegedly violating its license. records show the warping were made as early as july 2011 the warnings were made as early as july
to try to fuel sectarian tension. >>> now a developing story out of guatemala. at least 48 people are dead after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake were hit. tremors were felt in mexico and el salvador. the earthquake destroyed homes, buildings, and blocking roads. thousands of soldiers are heading to the region to help the local police hand out emergency supplies. >>> an ohio woman caught on video driving on a sidewalk passing a school bus now has to serve an unpunishment. take a look at this cell phone video if a passenger inside the bus. the judge sentenced the woman shena harden to stand on a corner near the intersection where this happened and hold a sign that says "only an idiot would drive around a school bus." the judge also suspended harden's driver's license for 30 days and she has to pay a $250 fee in court costs. we want to know what you think about this punishment. does it fit the crime? you head to our facebook page or you can tweet us. >>> this morning there's more fallout from sandy. the governor of new york fired his emergency management director. the move comes after ste
and support breast cancer research and access to care. jon: massive destruction in guatemala to tell you about after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake there. dozen os of people dead -- dozens of people dead and the scale of the devastation just beginning to emerge. rick folbaum has the latest. >> reporter: this is tough. it was a big one, as you said, 7.4, and it took dozens of lives, jon, a death toll that officials there say will go higher. this is what it looked like in zahn marcos -- san marcos, galt guatemala, and you might notice some buildings are standing and others are piles of rubble. that's because the newer buildings were built to withstand this kind of shock, the older ones just crumbled. more than 150 homes going down. the quake was felt in neighboring mexico and el salvador, there was even a tsunami alert off the coast of el salvador. as for the victims, in one case an swire family was -- an entire family was killed. a couple and their six young children crushed from rocks and earth from a hill that slid into their home. aftershocks continue to rattle nerves there. the cleanup and the
this morning after a major earthquake in guatemala, near the mexico border. the 7.4 magnitude quake triggered landslides and collapsed dozens of buildings. we'll have updates as news becomes available. >>> and medical news. new evidence that statins may not just help with heart disease but also with cancer. a study just released in "the new england journal of medicine," looked at cholesterol-fighting statins and found cancer patients taking them at the time of their diagnosis were 15% less likely to die from the disease. >>> and bargain-hunters are getting a bigger headstart this year, as walmart kicks off the holiday shopping season earlier than ever. the company says it will begin rolling out discounts at 8:00 thanksgiving night, opening two hours earlier than last year. >>> and now, here's our diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." good morning, diane. >> hello, josh. it's great saying good morning to you again. and the country's most powerful republican, house speaker john boehner, will give his first interview, after this historic election to us. and we'll have it for you
this morning after a major earthquake in guatemala, neaear the mexico border. the 7.4 magnitude quake triggered landslides and collapsed dozens of buildings. we'll have updates. >>> and medical news. evidence that statins may not just help with heart disease but also cancer. a study just released in "the new england journal of medicine," looked at cholesterol-fighting statins and found that patients taking them at the time of their diagnosis was 15% less likely to die from the disease. >>> walmart will be kicking off the shopping season earlier than ever. the company will begin rolling out discounts at 8:00 thanksgiving night. >>> and now, here's diane sawyer with a preview of "world news." good morning, diane. >> hello, josh. good morning to speak to you again. house speaker, john boehner, will give his first interview after this historic election to us. we'll have it for you. what's next for the republican party? will they work with the president? >> so much to see there. >>> finally, talk about seeing something we actually had to make triple-certain this wasn't just a photoshopped picture. t
there is a desperate search on for survivors in guatemala after a massive quake yesterday struck near san marcos, near the mexican border. nearly 50 reported dead so far but dozens believed buried under collapsed buildings and other debris. that earthquake had a magnitude 7.4. rescue efforts tonight there today. martha: congressman paul ryan now heads back to washington where there is indeed lots of work to do. he will continue his responsibilities there as the chairman of the house budget committee, which is a powerful position, as we face a mountain of debt that now stands at more than $16 trillion. so where do we go with all this? art laffer is former reagan economic adviser. art, good morning, good to see you this morning. >> good morning, martha how are you. martha: i'm doing just fine, thank you. let's talk about paul ryan. he was vilified for his budget when it came out and passionately supported by others. the president called him out on it once in a public forum. he ran for vice president, lost, now what? >> well, now i think the ryan budget is a real problem for the president. when he was ru
his state's recovery moving backwards. take a look at some of the damage in guatemala. a powerful earthquake left 50 people dead. it left roads, homes, and schools in ruins. and knocked out power. some 600 miles away people in mexico city could feel it. >> a lawsuit filed in california is seeking more than $775 million in damages from south korean automaker hyundai and kia motors. the suit follows last week's admission from the companies that they overstated the fuel efficiency ratings on more than a million vehicles recently sold in the u.s. and canada. >>> voters in arizona re-elected controversial sheriff jou arpaio. he is known for his tough stance on undocumented immigrants. the aclu and u.s. justice department filed lawsuits against the 80-year-old apie yoe accusing him of civil rights violations and racial discrimination against latinos. and guys, you keeps getting re-elected again and again. >> thank you very much, christine. time for your early read. a look at the local newsmaking national headlines. this is chicago sun times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is hol
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